Morgan, Brown & Joy Attorney Tracy Thomas Boland Speaks at BlumShapiro’s Education Business Officers Meeting

Morgan, Brown & Joy Attorney Tracy Thomas Boland will speak at BlumShapiro’s Spring Education Business Officers Meeting on October 22, 2020 in Quincy, MA.  Boland’s topic is “Navigating HR & Employment Law Challenges in Independent Schools,” which will include a discussion about the following issues:

  • Performance management with a focus on addressing performance issues with long-time employees;
  • Maintaining a harassment free culture of respect and sensitivity;
  • Background checks – tips on being both compliant and consistent; and
  • Properly classifying employees as exempt/non-exempt from overtime.

Boland is a Partner at Morgan Brown & Joy LLP. She counsels clients on the full range of employment law issues from hiring to firing including, performance management, investigations, wage and hour issues, leaves of absence and the accommodations process, discrimination and harassment issues and investigations and reductions in force. Boland also drafts and revises employee handbooks, employment agreements and severance and settlement agreements. She particularly enjoys supporting her clients with novel and emerging legal issues such as pay equity and the ever-growing number of paid leave laws. Boland’s experience spans clients across many industries such as private clubs, healthcare, banking, non-profit and technology. Her clients include Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, The Country Club in Chestnut Hill, Harvard Club of Boston, Brookline Bank, Dean Cooperative Bank, Pine Street Inn, Women’s Lunch Place, Walker School, Mendix and aPriori.

BlumShapiro is the largest regional certified public accounting (CPA) firm serving businesses and nonprofits in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The firm’s semi-annual Education Business Officers Meeting discusses important and timely issues that school business officers face.

About Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP

Morgan, Brown & Joy is among the largest management-side employment law firms in New England, representing a wide range of Fortune 100 corporations, educational and health care institutions and small businesses across all sectors of the economy. The firm’s attorneys are known for anticipating and finding solutions to the ever-expanding range of employment-related legal issues in order to avoid the time and cost of litigation. When litigation becomes necessary, the firm aggressively defends its clients and has a proven record of success.